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Sermons by John Blanchard

Well, thank you very much for that very generous introduction. It's always a privilege to be here at First Pres and I'm grateful to Dr. Strain for giving me this particular opportunity. I first preached from this pulpit in 1991, so if you are twenty-six years or under, you were not even a glint in your father’s eye when I first preached here! The last time I preached...

Let me encourage you to take your Bibles and turn with me to the second letter to Timothy, chapter 4.  And when you have found it, let us pray together.

Our great and gracious God and Father, we thank You for the high privilege You give us of having before us the living and enduring Word of God.  And as we come to it,...

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

April 18, 2012

A Major Point From A Minor Prophet

The Reverend Dr. John Blanchard

I've had the privilege over the years of preaching in considerably over five hundred churches on this side of the pond but there is none which I hold in greater esteem or to which I count it a greater privilege to return than here at First Presbyterian in Jackson,...

Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting

April 13, 2011

“These Have Not Changed”

1 Corinthians 15

The Reverend Dr. John Blanchard

Well thank you for that, and it is a great privilege to be here. I want to thank publically the pastor and leadership of the church for giving me this privilege. It's also a very special joy because as it has rightly been said, I try, whenever possible, to...

Wednesday Evening

October 10, 2007

Psalm 84:11

“My Text”

The Reverend John Blanchard

This is the very first time I've stood inside this wonderfully restructured and refurbished and repainted and re-gilded building, and I am hugely impressed by it all, I have to say. And I do want to thank the leadership of the church for going to all of this trouble and...

Wednesday Evening

November 3, 2004

“Has Science Got Rid of God?”

The Reverend Dr. John Blanchard

Father in heaven we do give You thanks that though You are incomprehensible by nature and being, You have chosen to make Yourself known to us in our consciences and in our culture; in Your creation and in Your church; and most perfectly, in the person and work of Jesus Christ as...

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